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What causes ocular melanoma?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Anti-Aging Medicine
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In brief: Uv rays

Medical answer - like many other types of cancer, we aren't quite sure what causes ocular melanoma, but there is suspicion that it is related to exposure to the uv rays of the sun.
This theory has yet to be proven, however. Holistic answer interference field reflexing to eye - usually some sort of injury to liver since liver meridian travels into eye - might need coherence to energy field.

In brief: Uv rays

Medical answer - like many other types of cancer, we aren't quite sure what causes ocular melanoma, but there is suspicion that it is related to exposure to the uv rays of the sun.
This theory has yet to be proven, however. Holistic answer interference field reflexing to eye - usually some sort of injury to liver since liver meridian travels into eye - might need coherence to energy field.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Unclear

It is unclear what causes ocular melanoma.
One risk factor is exposure to ultraviolet sun rays, but if that were the only risk factor, ocular melanoma would be much more common. There is probably some genetic contribution that develops over life that is not yet well-understood. So you can see that there is no simple answer.

In brief: Unclear

It is unclear what causes ocular melanoma.
One risk factor is exposure to ultraviolet sun rays, but if that were the only risk factor, ocular melanoma would be much more common. There is probably some genetic contribution that develops over life that is not yet well-understood. So you can see that there is no simple answer.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Eric Whitman
Surgery - Oncology

In brief: Not clear

Nobody knows for sure, just recently, there was a fairly unique genetic mutation identified in ocular melanoma, called gnaq.
But its significance or role is unknown.

In brief: Not clear

Nobody knows for sure, just recently, there was a fairly unique genetic mutation identified in ocular melanoma, called gnaq.
But its significance or role is unknown.
Dr. Eric Whitman
Dr. Eric Whitman
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